OPPI Symposium 2012 theme: Active Transportation

The Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) holds a symposium each year on different themes of particular relevance to planners. The theme for 2012, happening on Sep 20-21, is Healthy Communities & Planning for Active Transportation. Symposium features include:

  • Ryan Whitney, TCAT’s Complete Streets Researcher and Project Manager, will be presenting in the “Insights on Active Transportation” panel with Dr. Andrea Feller, Associate Medical Officer of Health, Niagara Region; Karen Hammond, MCIP, RPP, OPPI Urban Design Working Group; and  Moderator: Thora Cartlidge, MCIP, RPP, City of Thunder Bay.
  • Robert Voigt, Town of Collingwood will lead a Lunch and Learn session titled “Put yourself ‘out there’ with Social Media”. Robert co-presented an engaging session with Dan Burden at TCAT’s 2012 Complete Streets Forum.
OPPI reports that interest is high and they are anticipating over 300 participants. The preliminary program, on-line registration, and sponsorship information now available: OPPI website. Register before June 15th to take advantage of early bird pricing!


Posted On: June 12, 2012